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    Incarceration Barriers

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    criminal behavior (Plante, 2015). The lack of financial stability amongst ex-offenders also hinders their access to treatment and medication. And if they are able to afford treatment or if they have to comply with the conditions of probation or parole, they may not have access to adequate transportation or childcare. It is also important to recognize that incarceration, especially long-term, a makes it difficult for an individual to create and maintain social relationships (Plante, 2015). Therefore, upon their release, an offender may lack the support and stability that they need from their family and friends. In 1999, Attorney General Janet Reno questioned correctional officials about what was being done to manage prisoners being released from prisons and recognized that little attention had been given to this issue (Byrd, 2016). In response to Janet Reno’s question, Jeremy Travis, the director of the National Institute of Justice at the time, began a reentry movement (Byrd, 2016). Since then, states and the federal government have started to take action in order to address some of these barriers and help offenders successfully reintegrate back into the community. For example, President George W. Bush’s Second Chance Act (SCA) was enacted in order to reduce recidivism and improve public safety. The SCA supports both state and local governments as well as nonprofit organizations in working to improve the conditions for offenders being released while also aiming to reduce…

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    In 1960, Alfred Hitchcock had made the film “Psycho”. He was also the best known film director in the world. Psycho is mixed with a little bit of horror, mystery, and thriller. The first film ever published was in black and white. In 1930, William Faulkner published “A Rose for Emily”. A Rose for Emily is more of a southern gothic genre. There isn’t too many similarities besides that there are two psycho people. Hitchcock and Faulkner are both well-known people. In psycho there was one main…

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    Women in music describe the role of women as composers, song writers and other musical professions. In the 2010s, while women comprise a significant proportion of popular music and classical music singers, and a significant proportion of songwriters there are few women record producer, dancer and actress such as Beyonce and Shakira. They are worldwide famous women singers. Beyonce is an American singer, born and raised in Houston, Texas and performing in singing and dancing competitions as a…

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    Everybody knows Michael Jackson as the king of pop. His family sung in a group known as the Jackson 5. The Jackson 5 was a group of young boys who sang and danced on stage. Jackson 5 stars 5 brothers who which one of them became a very famous singer with amazing dance moves. He was Michael Jackson. (Pratt, Mary) Michael Jackson had been known as the star of the Jackson 5. He was acknowledged for his beautiful voice and stunning dance moves. He struggled to go solo trying to prove he didn’t need…

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    Soulja Boy Critique

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    You know who should listen to Soulja Boy? YOOUUU! Soulja Boy was only 17 when he made “Crank That”, which was number one on the Billboard Hot 100 for seven weeks in 2007. At one point, “Crank That” was the highest selling digital song in history!. The song “Superman” by Soulja Boy makes you feel energetic because of it’s lyrics and the rhythm of the beat making you want to “hit that soulja boy”. The song, “Superman” by Soulja Boy makes you feel energetic because of it’s lyrics and the rhythm of…

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    involves You in the life's or events of whatever the documentaries about. The viewers of the film when involved in with a documentary are forced to be involved with them or forced to be incorporated with them because the film/documentary is about them and nothing else. The film involves me in the beginning when Marion and Sam are in the room together I thought perhaps this film would involve me in their lives and what happens and what will happen. My expectations were different from the my…

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    Help From Others Most people would agree that the people around you have a great influence on your life. Luckily, I am blessed to have the best people by my side every day. Through my friends, family, coworkers, and peers, I am able to be the person I am today. Many interesting things have happened in my life, both positive and negative, and people are always there to help me. Having a good support system really helps me when experiencing the tough and fun parts of life. I love to be surrounded…

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    Have you ever listened to someone reading a book and absolutely loved the way the person seemingly animated hundreds of words on the page? This was exactly me while traveling to Ohio when I was approximately ten years old. My grandma was driving she and I to Ohio, we decided instead of changing the radio every 10 minutes we would listen to a book she had rented for our trip. She had many books that I could choose from so I chose one that would turn out to be one of my favorite series I have ever…

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    Michael Jackson: A Reflection and Brief Comparison to Beethoven The undisputed king of pop, Michael Joseph Jackson was born in Gary, Indiana in 1958. Of no surprise, he was raised in a very musically inclined home where all of his family would regularly sing together. Once Michael’s father realized the potential his family had in making profit from this hobby, he sought recording contracts. Eventually, the Jackson 5 were discovered by Diana Ross from the Supremes and landed a contract with…

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    Is it a cliché to say that Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice is my favorite fiction novel of all time? In this last spring semester I took a film and literature class that was dedicated to Jane Austen. In my opinion, she is absolutely brilliant. Pride and Prejudice is about an older couple and their five daughters. By no means are they wealthy. So, their mother, Mrs. Bennet, stresses out to find them a suitable man. All of the daughters except one believe that a man of fortune is the key to…

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